preservation

Options in Storage for Digital Preservation

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A last-minute change to my plans for ALA Midwinter came on Tuesday when I was sought out to fill in for a speaker than canceled at the ALCTS Digital Preserva...

Preserving Digital Video

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My place of work is looking to acquire educational videos in a digital form with an eye towards long-term preservation. At this point we receive a physical ...

Is JPEG Good Enough for Archival Masters?

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On the ImageLib mailing list, Rob Lancefield (Manager of Museum Information Services for Wesleyan University) posted a link to the Universal Photographic Dig...

Soundprint’s ‘Who Needs Libraries?’

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OhioLINK's Meg Spernoga pointed our staff to a 30 minute audio documentary called Who Needs Libraries? from Soundprint.org: As more and more information is ...

HTML Template of a TRAC:CC Report

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Just in case this might be useful to others, I've created a report template based on the "Trustworthy Repositories Audit & Certification: Criteria Checkl...

OAI-ORE Thoughts on Compound Documents

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The Technical Committee and Liaison Group of the OAI Object Reuse and Exchange effort met last week in New York City to hammer out face-to-face some of the l...

Two Personal Repository Services

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This year has seen the release of two personal repository services: http://PublicationsList.org/ and the U.K. Depot. These two services have an admittedly ...

Truly Lossless JPEG2000 Compression

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This posting used to have the tag "-- Except for Grayscale?" appended to the end of the title. That is no longer needed; see the bottom of the post for an e...

Following Up on Adobe Photoshop and JPEG2000

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The discussion has died down on Jack Nack's blog posting about the future of JPEG2000 support in Photoshop. Since I last updated my own commentary on the is...

JPEG2000 for Digital Preservation

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Last month was an interesting month for discussion and news of JPEG2000 as an archival format. First, there was a series of posts on the IMAGELIB about the ...